Project #1571

WERF's Recreational Water Quality Criteria Series (Path-Bundle)

Research Manager
Ms. Carrie Capuco
The Water Research Foundation
Water Quality
Microbes & Pathogens
Source & Receiving Waters
Compounds of Emerging Concern (CECs)


A Collection of research reports cited in U.S. EPA's recommendations for recreational water quality criteria, covers the latest findings on pathogen sources, detection, and quantification. Microbial Contaminants in Recreational Waters: A Primer for 2012 (PATH8R11). Quantification of Pathogens and Sources for Microbial Indicators for QMRA in Recreational Waters (PATH2R08). Comparative Evaluation of Molecular and Culture Methods for Fecal Indicator Bacteria (PATH7R09). Report on the Expert Scientific Workshop on Critical Research and Science Needs for the Development of Recreational Water Quality Criteria for Inland Waters (PATH4W09). A Paradigm Shift: WERF's Waterborne Pathogens Research Program, Findings, and Applications.

Originally funded as WERF project PATHREC.